1.Perform grounds keeping functions, consisting of mowing, fertilizing, seeding, aerating, watering, etc. Maintain nursery for plants, bushes and sod. Other functions include: planting, sodding, edging, pruning, weeding and trimming. Equipment used includes tractors; powered mowers (both riding and walk-behind); other powered equipment such as chain saws, chippers and hedge-trimmers; and hand tools.
2.Perform cleaning, servicing, and repair of facilities and equipment; repair/construct of fences, irrigation lines, etc.; pick-up debris; repair vandalism damage. Clean and service equipment, including greasing, fueling, and sharpening of blades. Assist in repair of vehicles and equipment. Clean and organize shop.
3.Pick-up necessary materials and supplies from vendors, including parts for vehicle and equipment repairs. Deliver and pick-up equipment undergoing heavy repairs by outside shops.
4.Participate in snow and ice removal, including the plowing of parking lots campus-wide, which may occur at any hour of any day of the week. Equipment used includes vehicle-mounted plows, brooms and other powered and hand (shovels, scrapers) tools.
5.May be assigned to supervise student employees.
6.May be assigned to temporarily work at other locations to substitute for personnel not available or to supplement personnel during times of unusually heavy workload.
7.Store, erect and remove campus signage as directed.
8.Patch, seal and stripe parking lots and other paved areas.
9.Set-up and relocate/remove to storage furniture and other equipment necessary for specific functions.
10.Assist in security functions, including crowd and parking control at specific times and functions.
11.Perform other related duties and tasks as appropriately assigned.
A high school diploma is preferred. Training in horticultural subjects and supervisory techniques would be helpful.
Experience in basic grounds maintenance, equipment service and repair and supervision of others is strongly desired.
Licenses or Certifications:
A valid driver’s license is required.
To serve in the Grounds Department and assist the Head Groundskeeper and Assistant Head Groundskeeper in a variety of functions, including performing grounds keeping, basic equipment and vehicle servicing, and repair tasks.
Internal Number: 6437
About North Central College
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of 3000 students located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. For information about the College, please visit the website at https://www.northcentralcollege.edu.